It is named after what it is mostly built from. It is described as a damp, gloomy but big place.
The 'ballroom', which is a barn with rough-hewn wooden furniture set out on a rag carpet, can host around a hundred people.
The Long Earth
During the early days of pioneering, large groups of people looking for Companies (like the Greens) would gather and hold meetings at the ballroom or post their résumés there (like Franklin Tallyman).
- ↑ The Long Earth - Chapter 16